|BBC Television received in New York - November 1938 - Alexandra Palace Television Society|
The four-minute compilation from 1938 exists only because of a technological fluke and the enthusiasm of two television buffs, one in Britain and the other in America where, thanks to freak atmospheric conditions, it was picked up and recorded on a cine camera placed in front of a television screen as the images came in. Andrew Emmerson, the British enthusiast, spent five years tracking down the recording and believes it is the only surviving example of pre-war live high-definition British telev...
Keywords: apts; simon; vaughan; new; york; telerecording; alexandra; palace; jasmine; bligh; elizabeth; cowell; bbc; television; history; 1938; ally; pally
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|1958 NFL Championship|
The 1958 National Football League Championship Game was played on December 28, 1958 at Yankee Stadium in New York City. It was the first ever National Football League playoff game to go into sudden death overtime. The game has since become widely known as "The Greatest Game Ever Played". The game marked the beginning of the NFL's popularity surge, and eventual rise to the top of the United States sports market...
Keywords: 1958 NFL Championship, National Football League, NFL, New York Giants, Baltimore Colts, Johnny Unitas, Yankee Stadium, NBC Television, Radio
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|Fragment from ''Studio Party''|
A fragment from an episode of "Studio Party", a local (in New York City) series from circa 1958 aimed at teenagers, hosted by Herb Sheldon. Broadcast on WABD (Channel 5). Note: If you intend to upload this to YouTube, I request that you make it clear to viewers that this is only a fragment and not a complete program. The original broadcast was probably 60 minutes. Segments in this fragment include teenagers dancing, and a interview with an athlete, along with two commercials and a promotional sp...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Partially lost film; WABD; Local television; New York City; Herb Sheldon; 1950s; 50s; Live television; Rock and roll
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